Resources

All content issued by ERFEG, or syndicated from its partners, is published with the intent to help improve Employee Relief Fund programs through a variety of resources and subject matter

Educational Videos

Learn the difference between Personal Hardship and Qualified Disasters

Learn about the four critical factors that make a Relief Fund successful

Prosocial Motivation: The Key to a Loyal and Productive Workforce

Employee Engagment & Fundraising - Q&A with Rita Garza

The Emergency Assistance Foundation 2019 White Paper Webinar

Defining Your Charitable Class

IRS Regulations and GDPR

Beyond the Relief Fund: Financial Security Tools for the Whole Employee

Industry Research

 

Best Practice Guides

Case Studies

 

Relief Fund Resources

ERFEG is proud to partner with reputable institutions that can provide value-added services and resources to help our members improve and streamline their employee relief fund processes.

Aspen Institute: Financial Security Program

The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program’s (FSP) mission is to illuminate and solve the most critical financial challenges facing American households and to make financial security for all a top national priority. We aim for nothing less than a more inclusive economy with reduced wealth inequality and shared prosperity.

We believe that transformational change requires innovation, trust, leadership, and entrepreneurial thinking. FSP galvanizes a diverse set of leaders across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to solve the most critical financial challenges. We do this through deep, deliberate private and public dialogues and by elevating evidence-based research and solutions that will strengthen the financial health and security of financially vulnerable Americans.

YourCause

YourCause, an affiliate of Blackbaud, Inc., is the industry-leading Corporate Philanthropy technology platform working to build genuine connections between corporations, employees, and nonprofits. Through superior customer care, building transparent relationships, and our sharing of industry knowledge, YourCause continues to make the ultimate commitment to clients and partners, such as Emergency Assistance Foundation, to do the most good.

Commonwealth

Commonwealth strengthens the financial opportunity and security of financially vulnerable people by discovering ideas, piloting solutions, and driving innovations to scale. For nearly two decades, Commonwealth has designed effective innovations, products, and policies enabling over a half a million people to accumulate more than $1 billion in savings. We collaborate with consumers, the financial services industry, employers, policy-makers and mission-driven organizations. We apply consumer insight and business acumen to build solutions that our industry partners scale. The solutions we build are grounded in real life, based on our deep understanding of people who are financially vulnerable and how businesses can best serve them.

Additional information is available at buildcommonwealth.org and follow us on Twitter @buildcommwealth.

Rhythm Strategy Consultants

A boutique consulting firm focused on enterprise-wide impact by delivering custom solutions to your marketing communications, corporate social responsibility, and change management needs. Solutions are creative, innovative and tailored to your specific needs, never template or cookie-cutter driven. Our unique discovery phase will drive the desired results whether program design, storytelling, messaging, or stakeholder engagement, achieving brand building and reputation from the inside out.

With 25+ years of industry experience in the private, nonprofit and public sectors, we support both emerging and established companies with strategic insight or technical assistance.

Nation certifications include WBENC, Women's Business Enterprise National Council and MBE, Minority Business Enterprise.

LBG Associates

LBG Associates is a woman-owned consulting firm that focuses on designing, implementing, and managing corporate social responsibility and corporate citizenship programs and initiatives. Founded in 1993 by Dr. Linda Gornitsky, LBG Associates drives social change through advice, implementation, research and training.

On the consulting side, we help companies and foundations develop strategies to guide their charitable giving and employee engagement programs. Our strengths are in identifying strategic partners, working with our clients and their partners to develop appropriate metrics to measure the success of their programs, and designing effective employee engagement programs that result in maximum impact and high participation rates.

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Benevity

Benevity, Inc., a certified B Corporation, is the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, including online giving, matching, volunteering and community investment. Many of the world’s most iconic brands rely on Benevity’s award-winning cloud solutions to power corporate “Goodness” programs that attract, retain and engage today’s diverse workforce by connecting people to the causes that matter to them. With software that is available in 17 languages, to an employee base of 10 million users around the world, Benevity has processed nearly 3 billion dollars in donations and 17 million hours of volunteering time this year to 200,000 charities worldwide.

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Our educational member resources include:

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  • Webinars
  • White Papers
  • Research Reports
  • Case Studies
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